Deborah (Debee) Bartling, a Baltimore native, graduated with a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art and moved to Portland in 2006. Although a multi-medium artist, she found herself primarily working with chalk. From local establishments to neighborhood intersections, you can find her individual and collaborative works. Debee enjoys working with children. She currently teaches with an after school Art program in Portland for grades IK through 5th. She has been featured in the Willamette Week and Sentinel paper and in her spare time, you will most likely find her fulfilling portrait commissions, volunteering, and caring for children.